Archive for March, 2014

Hardy star survives supernova blast

  Chandra’s X-ray data also show that the inside of the supernova remnant is rich in oxygen, neon and magnesium, and optical observations with the South African Astronomical Observatory’s 1,9 m telescope show that the velocity of the massive star is changing and that it orbits around the neutron star or black  black hole with a period of tens of days. […]

The SKA benefits from UK investment

SKA – the world’s next great science project, after the International Space Station and the Large Hadron Collider The UK Science Minister, the Rt. Hon. David Willetts announced funding of £100-million for the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) project, in a recent speech at Jodrell Bank Observatory. The emblematic observatory hosts the headquarters of the SKA Organisation, which […]

Improved geological modelling and mine planning software

  Vulcan 9 is a watershed release for Maptek customers, delivering major improvements to the geological modelling and mine planning software. Users will be able to take advantage of the performance upgrades, including the removal of the dynamic memory setting. The amount of data loaded and manipulated will only be restricted by the hardware. Graphics […]